9780205649297

Along These Lines : Writing Paragraphs and Essays

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  • ISBN13:

    9780205649297

  • ISBN10:

    0205649297

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/28/2008
  • Publisher: Longman
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Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 InAlong These Lines, authors John Sheridan Biays and Carol Wershoven prepare students for the writing expectations of future courses by providing thorough, step-by-step instruction for key topics: the writing process, grammar, and research. The authorsrs" conversational tone and variety of writing activities, such as peer review and collaborative exercises, makeAlong These Linesupbeat and interesting for students as they hone their writing skills.

Table of Contents

Writing in Stages: The Process Approach
Writing a Paragraph
Illustration
Description
Narration
Process
Comparison and Contrast
Classification
Definition
Cause and Effect
Argument
Writing an Essay
Different Essay Patterns
Writing from Reading
Using Research to Strengthen Essays
Grammar for Writers
The Simple Sentence
Beyond theSimple Sentence: Coordination
Avoiding Run-On Sentences and Comma Splices
Beyond the Simple Sentence: Subordination
Avoiding Sentence Fragments
Using Parallelism in Sentences
Using Adjectives and Adverbs
Correcting Problems with Modifiers
Using Verbs Correctly
More on Verbs: Consistency and Voice
Making Subjects and Verbs Agree
Using Pronouns Correctly: Agreement and Reference
Using Pronouns Correctly: Consistency and Case
Punctuation: The Basics
Other Punctuation and Mechanics
Spelling
Words that Sound Alike/Look Alike
Word Choice
Sentence Variety
Readings for Writers ESL
Appendix: Grammar Practice for Non-Native English Speaking Students
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